A loan of $4,600 helped a member to buy vegetables, condiments, beef, ham, cheese and other ingredients.

Boqueron 2 Group's story

The group called Boqueron 2 are women from the Boqueron neighborhood of the City of the East. They are beginning their fifth loan cycle with the Woman's committee program. All of these women work very hard to grow and move forward. They want to give their families everything they need to have a better life.

One of the group members is Maria. Her questionnaire showed that she is a middle-class business owner who with her profits is trying to help her family. María makes a living preparing and selling foods such as empanadas, sandwiches, croquettes, and others. Maria knows that her foods are delicious because business has gone very well for her. She is a very skilled cook who hopes to expand her business in order to help her family.

Maria is requesting this loan in order to buy more ingredients for her foods such as vegetables, condiments, beef, ham, cheese and others to help her carry out her business plan and increase her profits.

In this group: Mirian, Rosa, Maria, Placida, Ninfa, Maria, Shirly, Rosa, Nancy, Maria, Maricel, Gertrudis, Lucia, Lucia*, Olga*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Craven

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